Coconino Community College Vision, Mission, Purposes, Strategic Goals and Core Values
Leading our communities in lifelong learning.
As a learning-centered college, we enrich lives by
embracing diversity and transforming the future
through quality education.
General Education to provide learners with the
foundation of a liberal education, including lifelong
Transfer Education to provide learners with the cur-
riculum necessary to transfer to baccalaureate institutions.
Occupational Education to provide learners with
the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue occupa-
Continuing Education to provide all learners with
continuing education learning opportunities.
Developmental Education to provide the curricu-
lum necessary to prepare learners for college and the
Economic Development to respond quickly in the
advancement of regional economic development goals.
Technology Integration to provide state-of-the-art
technological education and training opportunities.
Student Services to facilitate access to the college and
to support learners’ attainment of educational goals.
Cultural and Community Service to provide pro-
grams that celebrate cultural diversity and awareness,
encourage volunteer service, support community
awareness, protect public welfare and support fine
and performing arts.
Strategic Goals 2008 - 2011
CCC will develop and establish sustainable fund-
ing options and optimize the utilization of existing
resources. (Growth & Ethics)
CCC will improve the use of technology to enhance
CCC will build greater awareness of its services
throughout the District and collaborate with com-
munity partners to promote the economic health and
vitality of the County. (Community)
CCC will incorporate more innovative strategies to
enable achievement of individual learning goals.
CCC will establish a high quality workplace that val-
ues its employees and promotes a learner-centered
(People & Respect)
Sustainability is a core value that is in all Strategic Goals.
Core Values: People, Learning & Growth, Quality, Ethics, Community, Respect, and Sustainability
We—the District Governing Board and employees of
Coconino Community College—are dedicated to pro-
viding quality educational opportunities to our com-
munity. In doing so, we commit to the following core
values to guide our decisions and behaviors as we
seek to meet the changing needs, aspirations and goals
of our community:
We strive to accept the uniqueness of each individual
and the contribution each person makes. We strive to
create a caring, accepting and productive environment
for our students, employees and community.
Learning and Growth
We are dedicated to providing lifelong learning
opportunities for our students, employees and com-
munity to empower them to achieve their dreams. In
this endeavor, we create learning opportunities that
are accessible and relevant to our students and place
the learner first.
We recognize the importance of continually improving
our educational offerings and services and the need to
hold our students and ourselves to high expectations
and standards. We employ a dynamic, strategic plan-
ning process and constantly assess our activities to be
responsive and accountable to our students, employ-
ees and community.
We believe that to be effective we must demonstrate
integrity. Therefore, we uphold the highest ethical
standards in all of our activities resulting in a respon-
sible and fair environment for our students, employees
and community, and a responsive and open decision-
We exist for our community; therefore, we must be
responsive to its changing needs and its diversity. To
do so, we strive to provide services that are timely,
accessible and affordable. We also pursue partnerships
and collaborations throughout our community to be
responsive to the needs of our diverse populations.
We recognize that learning cannot occur without
respect. We are committed to the acceptance of diverse
cultures, differing ideas and beliefs and the unique-
ness of each individual since these are the foundations
of respect and core values.
We commit to innovative thinking to guide our deci-
sions toward sustainable practices in our living and
working environments. In this earnest endeavor, we
strive to demonstrate adaptive leadership, eco-friendly
stewardship and quality education in a mindful and
economically feasible manner.